Zermatt Itinerary 2 Days

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Zermatt

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Zermatt. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Zermatt as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Zermatt.

Zermatt Itinerary 2 Days: Overview

Zermatt boasts to be one of the best and prettiest ski resort in Switzerland. Offering skiing opportunities throughout the year, this is a paradise for the adventurers. During summer, many people flock to this place to hike the many trails it offers. Besides, the Zermatt village is a lovely place, exuding an old charm. Its narrow streets are lined with many boutiques, restaurants, and hotels. If you are planning to spend 2 days in Zermatt, then take a look at this itinerary which would guide you to have the best time in the quaint town.

Day 1 in Zermatt

Start off your first day in Zermatt by having a hefty breakfast in the lovely village. You may try Fuchs Bistro and Bakery which serves delicious bread rolls and smoked hams, accompanied by a hot cup of coffee.

Then ride the Gornergrat Railway which would take you right to the peak of Gornergrat. Along the ride, the cog railway passes through tunnels, runs over bridges, and stops at several stations. Throughout the journey, you are treated to panoramic vistas of stunning landscapes. You will get a glimpse of about 29 mountains, along with the peak of Matterhorn during your cog railway ride. It takes about one hour to reach the viewing platform of Gornergrat.

Upon reaching the summit of Mount Gornergrat, you will be welcomed by mesmerizing vistas of snowclad Matterhorn, Monte Rosa, and Dufourspitze. The blue ice of Gorner Glacier is equal to a sight never-seen-before. The peak of Mount Gornergrat has a complex comprised of an observatory, numerous restaurants, a hotel, souvenir stores, and a terrace which opens to striking views.

After spending considerable time at the top, take the ride back with Gornergrat Railway. But, what better way to enjoy in Zermatt than ski? If you are a skiing enthusiast, then this is your best opportunity to enjoy the sport. The lovely ski resort allows skiing all year round and has more than 360 kilometers of pistes that range from easy to difficult.

On your way down to Zermatt, make a stop at Riffelhaus 1853 hotel to have a late lunch. After a lunch, resume your journey down to Zermatt. Spend the remaining time of your day relaxing or wandering around Zermatt.

Day 2 in Zermatt

Spend your second day in Zermatt more relaxed. Have a late breakfast and set out to explore the little village. Cars are prohibited in Zermatt, but it is fun wandering here on foot. There are many small stores that are best for window shopping. Let your first stop of the day Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. This is a very fascinating museum if you are interested in knowing about how Zermatt evolved from being a farming village to a world-renowned resort within a century. It also provides information about those mountaineers who have scaled Matterhorn to this date.

If you have enough time on your hands and are in the mood, you may hike to Grindjisee Lake. This serene lake is so crystal clear that it reflects Matterhorn which is a sight to behold. There are many tiny fish in the lake and it is surrounded by numerous rare wildflowers. It is a lovely place that would tempt you to spend long hours on its shores.

After returning to the village, end your 48 hours in Zermatt on a high note by visiting a lively bar in the village or by having a scrumptious dinner.

With this 2-day Zermatt itinerary, you will be able to have a great time in the lovely ski village of Switzerland.

Best Hotels in Zermatt for 2 Day Trip

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